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Anxiety and avoidance in psychogenic nonepileptic seizures: The role of implicit and explicit anxiety
This study examined implicit and explicit anxiety in individuals with epilepsy and psychogenic nonepileptic seizures (PNESs) and explored whether these constructs were related to experiential avoidance and seizure frequency. ...
Greater leftward frontal alpha activation during criticism is associated with schizotypal traits and anxiety
Background: Criticism from a caregiver predicts relapse, longer hospitalization and greater symptom severity in schizophrenia. Characterised by its tone and content, criticism may be seen as a standardised construct that ...
Response to Dr Durrant's commentary: Making it useful
Reply by the current author to the comments made by Russil Durrant (see record 2011-17497-014) on the original article (see record 2011-17497-013). As with any scientific model, a major issue is its validity; that is, how ...
Usefulness of hospital anxiety and depression scale (HADS) as a screening tool at a geriatric day hospital setting
Background.- Anxiety and depression are common conditions in older people affecting approximately 3% and 10% of elderly people living at home. Studies suggest that prevalence is higher in those with medical conditions. ...
Long-term impact of temporary and persistent personality disorder on anxiety and depressive disorders
BACKGROUND: It is of interest to know if temporary and persistent personality disorders are associated with different outcomes.
Examining the impact of 11 long-standing health conditions on health-related quality of life using the EQ-5D in a general population sample
OBJECTIVES: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) measures have been increasingly used in economic evaluations for policy guidance. We investigate the impact of 11 self-reported long-standing health conditions on HRQoL ...
Surface anatomical profile of the cerebral cortex in obsessive-compulsive disorder: A study of cortical thickness, folding and surface area
Background: Studying the distribution of anatomical abnormalities over the entire cortical surface can help to identify key neural circuits implicated in generating symptoms of neuropsychiatric disorders. There is a ...
Validity and usefulness of the hospital anxiety and depression scale in carers of people with dementia: Evidence from confirmatory factor analysis, concurrent validity, and measurement invariance in a large sample
OBJECTIVE: The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is a self-report measure of anxiety and depression. It is recommended for clinical assessment and has been used as the primary outcome in large clinical trials ...
The prevalence of tinnitus and the relationship with neuroticism in a middle-aged UK population
Background: Previous research has suggested that a substantial proportion of the population are severely affected by tinnitus, however recent population data are lacking. Furthermore, there is growing evidence that the ...
Factors influencing the person-carer relationship in people with anxiety and dementia
Objective: The relationship between people with dementia and their carers is complex and has a significant impact on the dementia experience. The aim of this current study was to determine (1) which factors are associated ...